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The Confederate Coffee Mug

God bless Commander Jim Maddox of the Tennessee Division of the Sons of Confederate veterans on today , his 55 birthday

After closer review of the issue concerning the circumstances surrounding the souvenir coffee mug used by Department of Public Safety Commissioner John A. Danaher III of Hartford, Connecticut, I can see why the Black folks there would be up in arms. They are loyal Yankees, and there is nothing wrong with being loyal to your homeland. As a former head of an NAACP Branch, I would caution Mr.. Scot X. Esdaile, President of the Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches, don't lay the racism that you and other Blacks are feeling in Yankee land off on the South. You are feeling just what your ancestors felt as that part of the country tried it's best to purge the African from it's territories, and that doesn't even come close to it's complicity in the slave trade, and tell your newspaper people to get it straight about the South's attempts to keep slavery legal, and even better yet ; those reporters of the Hartford Courant ought to pass along to Mr.. Esdaile, and amongst themselves one of the fairest and most remarkable books that I have read ; How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery --" Complicity", written by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank of their very own Hartford Courant, before they start they start the usual Yankee press indictment of the South and our glorious Flag. They are in denial and their actions should be a wake up call to Southern Blacks who should embrace the Confederate Flag just as their ancestors did who earned a place of honor under it. The only problem here is that when the ugly head of racism and prejudice lifts up it's ugly head anywhere in this nation , it becomes easy to just blame it on the South, our symbols, and our honorable people with attempts to divide us with your distorted lies of history.